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Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest


Wednesday, April 2, 2014


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Entry Fees

$24, includes a year’s subscription to Ploughshares. Current subscribers may submit for free.


The winner of each category will receive $1,000 and publication in the Winter 2013-14 issue of Ploughshares.


Open to writers who have yet to publish a book, including chapbooks, eBooks and self-published works. Fiction or nonfiction under 6,000 words or between 3-5 pages of poetry accepted. Submit via online submission form.

Contact Information

Ploughshares, Emerson College, 120 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116. 617-824-3757.
[email protected]



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